Beer Geek Brunch Weasel - Cognac Edition | Mikkeller ApS

Beer Geek Brunch Weasel - Cognac EditionBeer Geek Brunch Weasel - Cognac Edition
BA SCORE
86.1%
Liked This Beer
4.11 w/ 274 ratings
Beer Geek Brunch Weasel - Cognac EditionBeer Geek Brunch Weasel - Cognac Edition
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark
mikkeller.dk

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by bark on 09-28-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,451
Reviews:
90
Ratings:
274
Liked:
236
Avg:
4.11/5
pDev:
13.14%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
52
Gots:
84
Trade:
10
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Ratings: 274 |  Reviews: 90
Photo of Jho3325
4.38/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ShadyRigglesbee
1/5  rDev -75.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

If I have this again I will change the rating but this bottle was badly infected. Drain pour. $15 wasted.

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Photo of TGanyone
4.04/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KillerJigger
4.49/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Really nice lacing. No harsh tastes. Great balance. Very happy with this beer.

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Photo of SDStoutly
4.31/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mikepcarney
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of PVMT
3.76/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of olradetbalder
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of HumanParaquat
2.75/5  rDev -33.1%

Photo of JohnParadee
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of baybum
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of BMMillsy
4.01/5  rDev -2.4%

Small overpriced 250 ml I grabbed while in Paris. Drinking in my hotel room in Bruges. Pours pitch black with a small ring of mocha head on top. Aroma of anise, chocolate, and huge notes of boozy cognac. Flavor follows with cognac forward flavors, extremely sweet, just a hint of light Kopi coffee , a little chocolate vanilla swirl, and a good bit of anise flavor. This is insanely sweet and on the side of being a bit much, and without the full mouthfeel that I would want with something like this. Pretty rich mouthfeel but not thick enough, with lower carbonation and a long sweet cognac finish. Not bad, but definitely save this one for dessert. 250 mls is more than enough, and that's coming from someone who downed a full 750 of DB Hunahpu alone.

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Photo of cp45
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of jfstilling
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of IMFletcher
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of zestar
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of KAF
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Kaizoku
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of homebrew311
2.78/5  rDev -32.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Backlogged from notes. Pours a lifeless deep black with no head. The smell is very heavy handed in the barrel department. Huge notes of cognac which brings char, oak, and ash to the table. Notes of smoke, leather, and tobacco also come through. Not getting much, if any, of the base beer. The taste starts sweet with earthy notes of Kopi Luawk coffee. Very boozy and barrel influenced, just not really getting behind this one. Mouthfeel is thick with medium carbonation and comes off as a bit syrupy. Overall, this beer is lacking balance. The cognac buries the base beer, and the Kopi Luwak is present, but does not meld with the cognac very well.

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Photo of whitenads
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of eagles22
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of afsdan
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Fubar1453
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Axnjxn
4.01/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

8.5 oz bottle into a tasting glass.

dark black, slight head. smell is of smoke..cognac big. the taste is a tad smoky with a big amount of cognac and some slight coffee on the finish. thick body..low carbonation.

overall real interesting and tasty. glad to have tried it.

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Photo of Tyrus
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Beer Geek Brunch Weasel - Cognac Edition from Mikkeller ApS
Beer rating: 86.1% out of 100 with 274 ratings
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